Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate Second Class John Leonard Anderson Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Herring (SS-233) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
John is born approx. on Oct. 24, 1921 in Kentucky.
Mother, Gertrude Basham.
Spouse, Wilma J. Anderson.
John enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 6346660.
John was KIA when the Submarine was shot and sunk by shore batteries on June 1, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com